Artist, gallery, studios, exhibition space?

Aside

  • Find out about arts opportunities and events throughout the north west
  • Join a network of artists living/working in Lancashire and beyond
  • Free publicity for your own art events and opportunities in the north west
  • Join LAN – it’s easy and currently still free
  • Members just log-in and select Add New Post or Event
  • Help spread the word – like us on Facebook, follow us on Twitter
  • Link to Lancashire Artists Network and send us a link to your website

Digital research project Insight goes live

Following a trial last year, digital research project, Insight, is now live and is inviting museums and heritage sites in the UK to join trial participants to receive a free report detailing what factors most greatly influence visitor spend for their site.  Continue reading

Summary of party manifestos: what they mean for arts, culture and creativity

With polling three weeks away, we’ve summarised the main arts policies in party manifestos.

This week the parties launched their manifestos for the 2015 General Election. Overall there was greater prominence for the arts, culture and the creative industries than in 2010. With less than three weeks to polling day, we have summarised the headline arts policies and included links to the manifestos so you can examine them in more detail.

Continue reading

Welcomed support for the arts and cultural sector in 2015 Budget

Arts Council England has welcomed support for the arts and culture sector in the 2015 Budget.  In the last Budget of this current Parliament, Chancellor George Osborne recognised the importance of the arts and creative industries in securing Britain’s place as ‘a cultural centre of the world’

Arts Council England has welcomed support for the arts and culture sector in the 2015 Budget. Continue reading

Eklectik Live Art Event – submissions call

Eklectik is a Live Art platform for Contemporary Theatre, giving artists an opportunity to present their work at a live platform event in Preston. It is an open call out to students and recent graduates/emerging artists who want an opportunity to showcase their work. Apply NOW to give yourself this opportunity for more experience in performance and live art. Artists must cover their own production costs, but will be assisted with any technological elements if required. Continue reading

Asam Badshah liked this post

Pioneering investment fund brings social finance to the arts

A fund that brings together public, private and charitable investment to support arts organisations has launched today. The £7 million Arts Impact Fund is the first of its kind to focus on the social, artistic and financial return created by arts-based organisations.

A fund that brings together public, private and charitable investment to support arts organisations has launched today. The £7 million Arts Impact Fund is the first of its kind to focus on the social, artistic and financial return created by arts-based organisations.

Continue reading

Strategic touring awards of £1.8 million announced in the North

Seven organisations in the North have been successful in the latest round of the Arts Council’s Strategic touring programme with funding totalling £1,843,834.

The Strategic touring programme aims to give people better access to quality work across a range of venues to more people across the country, targeting places with low levels of art engagement and those that rely on touring for arts and culture. Following on from the year two analysis of the Strategic touring programme, we are particularly encouraged to see an increase in applications in this round for literature based projects (including arts in libraries), free outdoor projects, and those that benefit diverse audiences.

Continue reading

International photography festival FORMAT returns to Derby

Leading international photography festival, FORMAT, is back in Derby in 2015 celebrating its 10th anniversary, bringing together the best of contemporary photography under the curatorial theme of EVIDENCE.

FORMAT has established a reputation for championing international photography and introducing new talents to the UK, attracting visitors from all over the globe.

Continue reading